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Taxon: Welwitschia mirabilis Hook. f.

 
Genus: Welwitschia
Family: Welwitschiaceae
Nomen number: 42013
Place of publication: Gard. Chron. 1862:71. 1862 (Trans. Linn. Soc. London 24:7, t. 1-14. 1863)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-May-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2003
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • CITES Appendix II:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola (w.)
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Namibia (w.)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  3. CITES Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) Appendices I, II and III (on-line resource). (CITES Appendices)
  4. Committee on Stabilization 1975. Report of the standing committee on stabilization of specific names (Taxon) 24:176.
  5. Dyer, R. A. & I. C. Verdoorn 1972. Science or sentiment: the Welwitschia problem (Taxon) 21:485-489.
  6. Dyer, R. A. et al., eds. Flora of southern Africa. (F SAfr)
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  8. Steyn, E. M. A. & G. F. Smith 1999. Welwitschiaceae (Species Plant) 3:2.

Check other web resources for Welwitschia mirabilis Hook. f. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Cone: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Scale: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=42013. Accessed 20 November 2018.